Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition vs Microsoft Surface Pro 2

Top 29 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

Compared to Microsoft Surface Pro 2

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Noticeably higher resolution
2560x1600 px
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1920x1080 px
1.98x higher resolution
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Explicitly thinner
7.9 mm
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13.5 mm
5.60 mm thinner
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Significantly more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
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5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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Considerably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
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720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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Has a flash
Yes
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No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
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No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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Has a BSI sensor
Yes
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No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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Is DLNA certified
Yes
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No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
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Notably lighter
535 g
vs
907 g
372 g lighter
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Has manual white balance
Yes
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No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yes
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No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
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Has manual ISO
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
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No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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A little narrower
171.4 mm
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172 mm
0.60 mm narrower
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A lot shorter
243.1 mm
vs
275 mm
31.90 mm shorter
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Has a high-precision stylus
Yes
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No
The stylus is very competitive with Active digitizers. Very precise, with extremely low latency and variable brush width.
Florence Collins
2
Stylus with wacom technology
Yes
vs
No
Obviously the most accurate detection technology to date it can even tell how hard you're pressing on the screen
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 12 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
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Supports 4K resolution
Yes
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No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
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No
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Clearly more apps available
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10x more apps available
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23
Vastly Customizable
Yes
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No
Launchers are available for android devices that allow full customization of the home screen and pretty much anything else. The widgets also add some more customisation.
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15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
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No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
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12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
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Has turn by turn directions
Yes
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No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Johann Hofmann
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Sadiah Latip
2
Better Performance
Yes
vs
No
Canon has got user friendly UI n better performance....
Maty Sanchez
1
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Sabrina Falcone
1
Yes
Yes
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No
Is apple really still in business?
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1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
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Motorola g
Yes
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No
Nokia lumia 720
Johannes Schwaben
-17
CANVAS 2 HAS IPS SCREEN AND WIN PRO HAS CAPACITIVE SCREEN
Yes
vs
No
Steffan Wood
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Lenses the
Yes
vs
No
The lesne in the oppi n1 is bigger and longer which means it better at macro photograph than Samsung 1cm software
Ramin G. Far
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Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition is better than Microsoft Surface Pro 2 because...

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No

Top 20 Reasons for the

Microsoft Surface Pro 2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

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Noticeably faster CPU clock speed
8 x 1.9 GHz
vs
4 x 1.8 GHz
2.11x faster CPU clock speed
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Measurably more RAM memory
8 GB
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3 GB
5 GB more RAM memory
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Slightly bigger screen size
10.6 "
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10.1 "
4.95% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Significantly more internal storage
512 GB
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32 GB
480 GB more internal storage
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Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
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No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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Explicitly newer USB version
3
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2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
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Runs desktop software
Yes
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No
Aside from running modern apps, the Surface Pro 2 also runs desktop apps.
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Supports 64-bit
Yes
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No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB (8GB on the Surface Pro 2), giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications and Software
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Installation of x86/64 and Desktop Software
Yes
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No
The OS can run both 32bit and 64bit software.
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Supports more gamepads
Yes
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No
The Surface Pro 2 has support for almost all gamepads built for desktop PCs.
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Has a pressure sensitive screen
Yes
vs
No
The screen supports WACOM digitizer pens. Great for illustrating in popular illustrating software such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop. Paint Tool SAI
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Runs on Windows 8.1
Yes
vs
No
Syncs with your Xbox One and Windows Phone easily.
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3
Remote Connection
Yes
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No
Can be controlled using a Windows Phone 8 device.
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Has Live tiles
Yes
vs
No
With Live tiles users can see information on the go without opening the app.
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Runs android apps
Yes
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No
Because the OS supports desktop software, Android apps can run using the SDK provided by Google.
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Has Snap View
Yes
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No
With Snap Vie users can run apps side-by-side. Supports 4 apps on one display.
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Has free Skydrive
Yes
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No
Skydrive is a file hosting service that allows users to upload and sync files to a cloud storage and then access them from a Web browser or their local device.
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Kinect Support
Yes
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No
Control the device using normal day-to-day movements
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Trun by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route. Nokia Maps and Bing Maps combined.
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Has Semantic Zoom
Yes
vs
No
In contrast to ordinary graphical zoom, semantic zoom does not only change parameters of a graphical representation, but modifies the selection and structure of data to be displayed.
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ISO/VHD mount
Yes
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No
Supports native mounting of ISO
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Has a Task Manager
Yes
vs
No
Control all apps and software running. Change Priority values to run some apps faster and some apps slower.
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Has Picture Password
Yes
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No
Can use gestures and touches as password instead of the traditional letters and numbers.
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Backwards Compatibility
Yes
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No
Can run software from previous OS versions.
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Multiple monitor support
Yes
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No
Allows the device to connect to multiple displays for better viewing.
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Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition because...

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